Organizers of road races in central Georgia say policy changes and a merger of parks and recreation departments have led them to cancel events. The Allman Brothers Band Museum's Big House Foundation and the Children's Hospital at The Medical Center of Central Georgia both canceled plans for half-marathons this fall.
Some students and teachers at a high school in Macon are getting a cash incentive for success on Advanced Placement tests. Howard High School is one of just 28 schools in the country — and the only one in Georgia — included in a grant meant to increase participation in AP classes.
Public health officials say they've confirmed the first Georgia case of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections for back pain produced by a Massachusetts pharmacy. Georgia thus becomes the 17th state in an outbreak that has sickened nearly 300 people and killed 23.
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to spend about $10 million to mitigate the impact of widening Interstate 75 in Macon. Those plans include buying the small two-bedroom home where Little Richard's family lived and moving it four blocks.
Frank C. Jones, a well-known Macon attorney who had lead Georgia’s lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act has died. GPB’s Adam Ragusea in Macon reports Jones is remembered as a jurist, not an ideologue.
Macon police say they've completed an inventory of the department's crime lab and found that no evidence is missing. An earlier review of the Macon Police Department's evidence room found there was no way to tell who had been in the room or if anyone had changed the evidence record.